Fetches details such as the list of fields, relationships, fields of related business objects, saved search names, template names and quick action names for a business object.

Reading the Metadata

In the response returned after executing the Metadata API, details are grouped under different OData elements, such as the NavigationProperty element contains the Relationship details, Actions element contains either template or quick action details.

The following table lists the OData elements mapped to ISM elements.

OData Standard Element ISM Specific Element
NavigationProperty Relationships
Actions Templates and Quick Actions
Property Name Fields
Function Saved Search

Base URL:

https://{tenant url}/api/odata/{business object name}/$metadata

Ensure the business object name is suffixed with an "s".